Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Petroleum Geosciences

The BSc in Petroleum Geosciences aims to provide a high-quality education in petroleum geology and geophysics and to produce graduates for successful, and socially and ethically responsible, careers in the petroleum industry and other geosciences sectors. The BSc in Petroleum Geosciences features a broad education in the earth sciences with concentrations on geology and geophysics. Earth Sciences laboratories, including a computer laboratory, are well equipped, and up-to-date geophysical equipment is available for field exercises. The program features a summer field geology course for students following the Petroleum Geosciences curriculum, and a summer internship in industry for students of the Concentration in Petroleum Geophysics.

The BSc in Petroleum Geosciences requires a total of 137 credit hours. These consist of 23 credit hours of General Education Requirements, 12 credit hours of General Engineering Requirements, 30 credit hours of Mathematics & Basic Sciences, three credit hours of a free elective, and 69 credit hours of specific Major Requirements, including a four credit hour, four-week Field Petroleum Geology Course, and six credit hours of a senior research project.

The Concentration in Petroleum Geophysics requires a total of 137 credit hours. This consists of 23 credit hours of General Education Requirements (GER), 12 credit hours of College of Engineering Requirements (CER), 30 credit hours of Mathematics & Basic Sciences, three credit hours of a free elective, and 69 credit hours of specific Major Requirements, including a one credit hour, three-week internship, and six credit hours for a senior research project. The concentration includes 16 credit hours in the specialized field.

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